Undergraduate Majors

Painting Curriculum

Total credits for a BFA in Painting: 120.0

If a Studio and Humanistic Studies major, a minor in the Liberal Arts, or the MAT preparatory curriculum is chosen, the total credits would be 126.0.

The below degree plan is for students entering in the 2020 - 21 academic year.


 

Course

Course #

Credits

First-Year-Experience Requirements
Art Matters AH 100 3.0
Frameworks: Themes in Humanistic Studies HMST 101 3.0
Forum I FF 111 3.0
Forum II FF 112 3.0
Drawing: Tradition and Innovation FF 161 3.0
Drawing: Contemporary Practices FF 162 3.0
Choose one course from the following Color/Design category
Color/Design/Process
FF 120A 3.0
Color/Design/Pattern FF 120B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Form/Space category
Prototype/Situate/Fabricate
FF 130A 3.0
Body/World/Machine FF 130B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Systems/Time category
Haptics and Optics
FF 140A 3.0
Cartographies FF 140B 3.0
First-Year-Experience Elective   3.0
Liberal Arts Requirements
Modernism and After AH 201 3.0
Art History Elective AH 9.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (any level)   3.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (300 or 400 level)   3.0
Intellectual History I -IH1 3.0
Intellectual History II -IH2 3.0
Theory -TH 3.0
Science/Math NSCI 3.0
Academic Electives (or Writing Workshop, if required)   6.0
Painting Major Requirements
Life Drawing DR 252 3.0
Studio Drawing DR 298 3.0
Introduction to Painting PT 201 3.0
Color, Pigment, Surface PT 202 3.0
Personal Directions PT 250 3.0
Junior Independent Painting PT 350 3.0
Professional Practices for the Visual Artist PD 455 3.0
Senior Thesis I FA 498 6.0
Senior Thesis II FA 499 6.0
Painting Electives PT 12.0
Studio Electives   9.0

Office of Enrollment Services

Location

The Bunting Center 1400 W. Mount Royal Ave. 2nd Floor Baltimore, MD 21217